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Hardgrave Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): variant of Hargrave with intrusive -d-. See Hargrove .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Hardgrove, Hargrave, Hargrove, Hargraves, Hartgrove, Hartgraves

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Where is the Hardgrave family from?

You can see how Hardgrave families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hardgrave family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hardgrave families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 80 Hardgrave families living in Yorkshire. This was about 82% of all the recorded Hardgrave's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Hardgrave families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hardgrave surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hardgrave ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Slater tiler and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Hardgrave. 60% of Hardgrave men worked as a Slater tiler and 96% of Hardgrave women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hardgrave were Sheet Metal Worker and Tailoress Trousers Hand. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Slater tiler
    60%
  • Sheet Metal Worker
    40%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    96%
  • Tailoress Trousers Hand
    5%
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What Hardgrave family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Hardgrave. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hardgrave census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 370 immigration records available for the last name Hardgrave. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 525 military records available for the last name Hardgrave. For the veterans among your Hardgrave ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hardgrave lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hardgrave life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Hardgrave in 1963 was 82, and 79 in 2004.

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